EPS for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Expected At $1.31

March 23, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 EPS for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Expected At $1.31
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 46 investors sold Valero Energy Corporation shares while 310 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. 342.98 million shares or 0.60% less from 345.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Sequoia Fincl Advisors Ltd Com, Ohio-based fund reported 61,541 shares. Mirae Asset Glob Investments Com Limited holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 46,258 shares. Willingdon Wealth holds 0.04% or 1,301 shares. 321,638 are held by Qs Investors Limited Liability Com. Nippon Life Glob Invsts Americas Inc holds 58,460 shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. Bowling Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.65% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Moreover, Brandywine Glob Inv Limited Liability has 0.19% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Summit Financial Wealth Ltd Liability Co stated it has 1.29% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Live Your Vision Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.03% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). 21,607 were accumulated by Stephens Ar. Reilly Ltd Liability Co holds 427 shares. Proshare invested 0.08% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Riverpoint Capital Management Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 2,903 shares. Busey holds 51,344 shares. Jefferies Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Co holds 58,623 shares.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $23.60 million activity. Shares for $23.46 million were sold by CISKOWSKI MICHAEL S.

Analysts expect Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) to report $1.31 EPS on April, 24.They anticipate $0.63 EPS change or 92.65 % from last quarter’s $0.68 EPS. VLO’s profit would be $567.46 million giving it 17.76 P/E if the $1.31 EPS is correct. After having $1.16 EPS previously, Valero Energy Corporation’s analysts see 12.93 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.52% or $2.41 during the last trading session, reaching $93.04. About 3.26 million shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has risen 15.29% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Valero Energy Corporation has $110.0 highest and $54 lowest target. $88.22’s average target is -5.18% below currents $93.04 stock price. Valero Energy Corporation had 74 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, May 26 with “Neutral”. Credit Suisse reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, March 7 report. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of VLO in report on Friday, July 24 with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. The stock has “Strong-Buy” rating by Vetr on Tuesday, August 11. On Thursday, June 15 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Scotia Capital maintained Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) rating on Thursday, December 21. Scotia Capital has “Buy” rating and $93.0 target. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Saturday, September 5. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 13 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 31 by RBC Capital Markets.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and ethanol producing firm in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The company has market cap of $40.30 billion. It operates through two divisions, Refining and Ethanol. It has a 10.16 P/E ratio. The firm is involved in refining, marketing, and bulk sales activities.

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